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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Barak to Visit Moscow

MOSCOW -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak is to make a one-day working visit to Russia on Aug. 2, a spokesman for the Israeli Embassy said Tuesday.

The spokesman said by telephone Barak would meet Russian leaders, although his exact schedule was not yet known.

President Boris Yeltsin welcomed Barak's election on May 17 and said Moscow was ready to help Arab-Israeli negotiations.